Book# 24724

Gossage, John

Empire. A history book. [Om cover: Mr. J. R. Gossage. Empire. Dr. H. W. Vogel].

Ort   Tucson, AZ
Verlag   Nazraeli Press
Jahr   2000
Auflage   1000 copies
Einband   cb.
Illustration, Ausstattung   ill.
Medium   Buch, Katalog
ISBN / ISSN   3-923922-77-9


The book shows two portfolios, one by Gossage (a visual reflection on symbols of US power) and one from his collection. This second series is by German photographer and university professor Hermann Wilhelm Vogel who photographed for the Prussian expedition of the Strasbourg egyptologist Dümichen in Egypt in 1868. This was was published as Altaegyptische Denkmäler, and has been illustrated with original albumen prints. One image, e.g., shows a giant subterraenean Apis bull sacrophagus with members of the expedition team inside photographed by magnesium light. It was during this expedition that probably for the first time artificial light was used for archaeological documentation. (HCA).
Cat. Fred & Elizabeth Pajerski: Literature on photography, cat. 68. New York s. a. (01.2003): 45.00 $.
Photographie 20. Jahrh. Reisephotographie USA 19. Jahrh. Monographie Mittelost Vogel, Hermann Wilhelm Ägypten, Egypt 

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